GENEVA (AP) — The World Health Organization's emergencies chief said Friday that the impact of new variants of COVID-19 in places like Britain, South Africa and Brazil remains to be seen, citing human behavior for some recent rises in infection counts.
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — New data from the Centers for Disease Control shows Florida has nearly half the known cases in the United States of a mutated and likely more contagious strain of the coronavirus. This news comes as Florida broke its single-day record of new COVID-19 cases again, reporting nearly 20,000 more cases in a single day.
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The 25 recommendations, from Gov. Tony Evers' PFAS Coordinating Council, include measures to boost PFAS research, assist local governments in investigating and managing contamination and more.
Public Health Madison & Dane County suggested a "phased reopening" that starts with elementary school if school districts decide to return to in-person instruction, though districts are not required to reopen for in-person learning.
Thursday’s meeting marked the last for the committee after its formation less than six months ago but the board will continue to seek guidance from members as they work to implement recommendations.
Led by Lt. Gov. Mandela Barnes, the task force on Wednesday released its proposals, ranging from creating an environmental justice office to further reducing carbon emissions from utilities.
The top virus expert also doesn't expect current recommendations around social distancing to be relaxed before Christmas. See 9 maps and charts that show the spread, plus guides to protect yourself.
From baubles that pretty up the space to devices that keep you on your already productive toes, these gifts can make your WFH area less work, more play.
As virus cases skyrocket in several parts of the country, here's a refresher on the basics for preventing the spread COVID-19.
A 27-year-old Beaver Dam man was sentenced Thursday to 3 1/2 years in prison for a 2019 incident where he drove drunk from Watertown and injured Beaver Dam officers while being placed under arrest.
The City Council is deciding how to respond to a report that says the city's government structure is "fundamentally unfair" to many residents.
He officially returned to in-person campaigning last week, but it is highly doubtful the Democratic nominee will ever get back to the kind of activity we're used to seeing from presidential candidates in an election's closing weeks. After appearing in Pennsylvania on Monday, he'll campaign in Michigan on Wednesday and return to Pennsylvania on Friday to commemorate the 9/11 attacks.
Practicing good hand hygiene isn’t fancy or novel, but it works, says Starnbach. Washing with simple soap and water, and using an alcohol-based hand sanitizer when soap and water aren’t available, can help keep you from transporting germs from an infected surface to your eyes, nose, or mouth.
The White House coronavirus task force gave increasingly urgent recommendations to states about masks over the summer, only to have them mostly ignored by six states, their weekly reports show.
With your lips and cheeks hidden, the focus is all on the eyes this season. But even if half of your face is covered, there’s still lots to wo…
As states grapple with how to safely start the upcoming school year, the American Academy of Pediatrics is pushing for students to be physically present in classrooms rather than continue in remote learning for the sake of their well-being.
With a variety of activities, games, songs and crafts included, this book is the perfect guide to take with you when camping. Included are activities like how to create pinecone art, nature-themed scavenger hunts and what to look for when observing the night sky. This book also includes age-specific recommendations, making it easy for families to choose appropriate activities.
The United Way of Dane County announced Tuesday that it would disburse about $1.5 million in grant funding through the Dane County COVID-19 Emergency and Recovery Fund to more than 90 organizations.
Staying physically active is one of the best ways to keep your mind and body healthy. In many areas, people can visit parks, trails and open spaces as a way to relieve stress, get some fresh air and stay active.
TRUMP: “I stopped some very, very infected, very, very sick people, thousands coming in from China long earlier than anybody thought, including the experts. Nobody thought we should do it except me. And I stopped everybody. We stopped it cold.” — interview March 30 with “Fox & Friends.”